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Explosion hits criminology institute in Brussels

Earlier in the day, media reports emerged claiming that a auto rammed through the fence surrounding the building of the institute, located in northern Brussels , after which one or more attackers exploded a bomb at the site. The building was empty at the time and there were no casualties, Belgian media say. "It is obvious that several individuals would have an interest in making elements in their justice file disappear".

Fitbit unveils Charge 2, Flex 2, Fitbit Adventures and updates to Blaze

Fitbit let me test its new models-the heart-rate-tracking Charge 2 and the ultra-slim swimproof Flex 2-with an intense interval workout on a scenic San Francisco rooftop last Thursday. As with Charge HR, Charge 2 supports caller ID from the Bluetooth connected phone, but Fitbit has added text message and calendar alert support too.

Year-Long Simulation of Life on Mars Comes to an End

A year ago, NASA designed the isolation simulation and called it NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations where a group of scientists will be trained and be prepared for the possible living condition that they will experience once they set foot on Mars.

Tropical weather may be headed to Florida

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami , Florida are now watching two systems in the Atlantic basin. Percentages: The Hurricane Center puts the two-day chance of storm formation at 20 percent, and the five-day chance at 60 percent.

Raheem Sterling brace maintains Pep Guardiola's winning start at Manchester City

City's domination in the first half was complete and the game looked as good as over at the break. City took charge of the game very quickly as a rejuvenated Raheem Sterling opened the scoring after Nolito cut back and laid a handsome cross into the box.

DualShock 4 Wireless Adaptor Coming to PC/Mac this September

This platform allows users to access a selection of original titles released for the PlayStation 3. And this sort of service will mostly attract hardcore gamers, and not the casual gamers who are unlikely to derive full value of the subscription or the library available for playing.

Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area

Obama's announcement more than quadrupled the size of the existing protected area, known as the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, which is now 582,578 square miles (1.5 million square kilometers) - about four times the size of California.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV: the one we've been waiting for

The camera also features Canon's Dual Pixel CMOS AF to help ensure sharp focus and subject tracking. The 5D Mark IV will be available in early September for $3,499. The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV price in the United Kingdom is £3599, which as you would expect is not fully-focused on the consumer, and more so professionals.

Crews Finish Cleaning Up Millions Of Dead Fish In Keansburg

Officials say that with so many fish concentrated in a small body of water, the fish deplete the oxygen. Officials said that the scores of dead bunker fish that were spotted on the surface of local waterways around the Raritan Bay in West Keansburg Tuesday were victims of a fish kill.

Philippines police chief: 300 dirty cops will be brought to justice

New York-based Human Rights Watch said the United States and European Union members should make it clear to Duterte that inciting such violence was unacceptable and would "reap potentially severe diplomatic and economic costs ". Washington said it was " deeply concerned " over reports of the killings and the State Department urged Duterte's government to respect human rights regulations, according to Reuters .

Britney Spears 'Almost Drowned' On Vacation in Hawaii

Say what you will about the Canadian pop star, but he was game for whatever Corden wanted to do or ask, including a talk about making out to his own music. Giving their vocal chords a bit of a rest, James took the opportunity to quiz the singer about her children. Fans can watch Britney's full Carpool Karaoke on The Late Late Show on Thursday.

Astronaut breaks US record: 521 days in space and counting

Traveling beyond the low-Earth orbit, NASA will have to rely on new and more innovative space systems to allow observation and even human landing on the red planet. - For the second time in less than one year, a NASA astronaut has broken the record for the most time spent in space by an American. The overall record is held by cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, who logged 878 days in orbit over five missions.

Kenya's Kipchoge triumphs in men's marathon

America's Claressa Shields successfully defended her middleweight title and Uzbekistan's Shakhobidin Zoirov won men's flyweight gold in a busy programme at the Rio Centro boxing arena. "I was definitely hurting", Rupp said. I got it out of my system and chose to have an attacking race. Michael Phelps also capped his Olympic career in Rio, adding five gold medals to take his career haul to 23 - plus a silver , after his loss to Singapore's Joseph Schooling, a former childhood fan of ...

Tesla Bursts Into Flames, Destroyed In Minutes During Test Ride In France

The improvement from 294 miles to 381 miles is significant and could sway more automobile owners to purchase either a Model S or Model X. However, as noted by Autoblog , the P100D rating is generously granted. A brand new Tesla Model S abruptly caught fire while prospective buyers were test-driving it as part of a promotional event organized by the company.

Hundreds of shooting stars will flash through the sky late tonight

Perseid meteors travel at the blistering speed of 132,000 miles per hour (59 kilometers per second) - that's 500 times faster than the fastest vehicle in the world. "If you are in a dark location, looking up, you don't need a telescope or anything", Joseph said. The Perseids, as you well know, are the result of ice dust left in space by the passing of Comet Swift-Tuttle - which orbits the sun about every 133 years.

What's Apple got up its sleeve for September?

Apple started allowing headphone makers to build headphones that can connect via the iPhone's charger connector in 2014, the same year the company acquired headphone maker Beats Electronics. Apple is expected to replace the headphone jack with an additional speaker. iPhone 7 owners will need to utilize Bluetooth supported headphones or connect them through the iPhone's charging port.

SpaceX Targeting Sunday Falcon 9 Launch

Falcon 9 is SpaceX's two-stage rocket manufactured to successfully transport satellites and their Dragon spacecraft into orbit. Officials said the rocket was carrying a JCSAT-16 communications satellite built by Space Systems Loral for Tokyo based SKY, officials said.

IPhone 7's second speaker grille may be just for show

Just under one-third (31.8%) of United States smartphone sales were of the iOS variety while 18.2% of consumers in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy also went for an iPhone. Apple doesn't provide a forecast for quarterly iPhone sales, so the best way to get an idea of what management might expect from the segment is to look at management's guidance for total revenue.

Number Of Apps Hosted By Apple Inc. To Double By 2020

By the end of this year, it's expected to hit 2.93 million, and by 2020, it will grow another 73 percent to reach 5.06 million active apps. The App Store, which launched in 2008 with five thousand apps, now has more than two million different apps.

Fire crews battle blaze at power plant northeast of Detroit

Clair Power Plant, northeast of Detroit . DTE said it will not be releasing further information until Monday, but added customers will not see an impact to their service. Clair River remained. Food and water can be dropped off at the fire department, at 216 Cass St.in St. Clair. There were no injuries from the blaze, which was reported about 6:30 p.m.

Perseid Meteor Shower Peak Lights Up Night Sky

Normally, a Perseid meteor shower has 80 to 100 meteor showers per hour. One of the sky's most epic shows takes place Thursday night into Friday morning, as a cosmic display of shooting stars light up the night sky. Thursday night into early Friday, the annual Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak with double the normal number of meteors called an outburst.

Over 100 mn Volkswagen cars sold since 1995 vulnerable to hacks

A team of researchers from the University of Birmingham , led by Flavio Garcia, were able to clone the keyless entry codes used by Volkswagen vehicles simply by being within "a few tens of meters" of a fob when it is activated by its rightful owner.

Milner and Sturridge doubtful for Arsenal opener - Klopp

Rarely does the opening weekend of the Premier League serve up a match between two big-hitters. "It makes sense to have a bit more time for the new stand to be completed". The former Dortmund manager stated that Liverpool is in the mix for the Premier League title. Mahmoud Dahood, a 20-year-old, Syrian-born, Germany U-21 global, who is described as his side's " midfield star" by the Express - because basically he is the only one left - is allegedly at the "top of Jurgen Klopp's ...

Snapchat Accused of Offering 'Racist' Lens

Snapchat told The Verge that the filter was inspired by anime and meant to be playful. This week, when asked whether it planned to publish its numbers in light of the latest racial gaffe, Snapchat said that it would not. But the team said the filter has been taken down and won't be in the mix again. After the huge backlash that the company received, a rep for Snapchat said the following to those opposing the yellowface filter.

Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen's capital Sanaa resume, nine civilians killed

A Houthi spokesman said Tuesday that Saudi-led strikes also hit the rebel stronghold provinces of Saada, Hajja and Ibb, in north and central Yemen. It is unclear why the factory was targeted, but residents said the area was near a former army maintenance camp, though that camp had been heavily bombed already and no longer appears to have been in use.

Police seek arsonist who set himself on fire

Man sets himself on fire. A man emerges from the driver's side door with what appears to be a Molotov cocktail, which he tosses on the ground. The CCTV footage shows a woman getting out of the vehicle and smashing a window of the building. As evident from the video, the suspect is determined to set the place ablaze, and he once again pulls out a bottle of flammable liquid and sprinkles it into the fire.

Android bug puts millions of phones at risk

The security problems were uncovered by Checkpoint researchers looking at software running on chipsets made by USA firm Qualcomm, according to BBC News . Check Point said it provided Qualcomm with information about the bugs earlier this year and believes the company has distributed patches to device makers.

Perseids twice as good this year: Here's how to catch the show

The Perseid meteor shower is already considered the most active "shooting star" show of the year - and it is expected to get even better. These meteors are called Perseids because they appear to fly out of the constellation Perseus. What is the Perseid meteor shower? These dust particles were born in a periodic comet known as 109P/Swift-Tuttle, which last returned to the inner solar system in 1992.

Expert to Rio Athletes: 'Don't Put Your Head Under Water'

The study, carried out by an unnamed researcher at Brazil's Feevale University, reported initial results a year ago, and found viral loads up to 1.7 million times higher than what are considered safe concentrations in most countries. In light of the AP's findings, Harwood had one piece of advice for travelers to Rio: "Don't put your head under water". But if they are lucky enough, they might also sail past a few dozen dolphins that live in Guanabara Bay.

Obama defends payment to Iran, says it's not ransom

The money - which consistently mainly of foreign currencies - was shipped in an unmarked cargo plane around the same time Iran released four American prisoners. Kerry said he was not aware of any video of the arrival of a bundle of cash, as claimed by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday.